|Flour||2 Cup (32 tbs), sifted|
|Shortening||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Ice water||6 Tablespoon|
1 In a bowl, sift the flour and salt together.
2 Using a pastry blender or 2 knives, add in the shortening and mix until the consistency of coarse sand.
3 Sprinkle the mixture with ice water, tossing until the dough forms into a ball.
4 Place in the refrigerator and chill for 30 minutes.
5 Divide the dough in half.
6 Roll out as thin as possible.
7 Into a 9-inch pie plate and , fit the rolled out dough.
8 Fill it up using your chice of filling.
9 Cover with the other piece of dough, carefully sealing the edges.
10 Create a few slashes in the top.
11 Brush the top lightly with beaten egg yolks.
12 At this stage, the crust is ready to be baked.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2269 Calories from Fat 1379
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 156 g240.2%
Saturated Fat 38.8 g194%
Trans Fat 20.2 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 1467.3 mg61.1%
Total Carbohydrates 191 g63.6%
Dietary Fiber 6.8 g27%
Sugars 0.7 g
Protein 26 g51.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin C
Calcium 4.3% Iron 65.1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet